Engine Pre-Flight Inspection Tip – for the non-mechanic

By Sky Manor Air Repair

Engine Pre-Flight Inspection Tip – for the non-mechanic (Originally published on July 10, 2017 Pre-flight inspections – among the many other flight-critical aircraft components that are part of your routine, you’ve likely checked the airframe, tested the fuel, and reviewed the brakes and tires. Customarily you have also opened the cowl and looked over the…

And the Bronze goes to ….

By Sky Manor Air Repair

GARMIN Bronze Award Recipient After only 2 short years as a Garmin Dealer, the team here at Sky Manor Air Repair and AVIONICS is very proud to have received Garmin’s Bronze Award in recognition for being one of their top performing aviation distributors in 2018. This is no small feat either as stated in the…

Beware the Paper Annual

By Sky Manor Air Repair

Beware the Paper Annual! Saving money is always a good thing, right? Sure it is. We all look for ways to make our dollars stretch. But no matter if the purchase is for goods or services, both large and small, we should always be certain that we are indeed getting what we are paying for. …

Is it safe? Know before you own.

By Sky Manor Air Repair

Considering a new(ish) plane? Have you thought about purchasing a new plane? Maybe not new like in the ‘fresh out of the box new’ sense, but certainly new to you. Whether it will be your first, second or third, many times the one that has your interest is the one that looks good on the…

Warbirds and GA: Is there a common thread?

By Sky Manor Air Repair

Many people ask what, “What makes the maintenance of warbirds different than GA aircraft?” Unlike GA aircraft often used for personal and routine flights, vintage warbirds are typically ‘show planes’ and by their very nature are commonly put through the rigors of aerobatics, formation flying, and many hard maneuvers to the delight of aviation fans…